Learn more about machine vision! In our knowledge base we are explaining key technical terms about image processing. We give you an overview to topics like 3D machine vision or the established standards like CameraLink, GigE Vision or GenICam.
3D inspection is one of the latest buzzwords in the vision industry. The term 3D summarises a number of totally different acquisition and evaluation techniques that are used to gain object information that could not be easily analysed using 2D camera technology.
Once you have selected the field of view you require, resolution and
image quality are the most important lens selection criteria. The lens
has to fit the resolution of the camera and the requirements of the
With a perfect lens, all rays of light from a single point on an object
plane will be focused to a single point on the image plane. Any lens
behaviour that stops this happening is classified as aberration.